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Revista chilena de infectología

versión impresa ISSN 0716-1018

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CRUZ, Rodrigo; BARTHEL, Elizabeth  y  ESPINOZA, Jaime. Allergic rhinosinusitis by Curvularia inaequalis (Shear) Boedijn. Rev. chil. infectol. [online]. 2013, vol.30, n.3, pp.319-322. ISSN 0716-1018.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-10182013000300008.

Curvularia inaequalis (Shear) Boedijn is a fungus dematiaceo, saprophyte and plant pathogen found mainly in tropical and subtropical areas, associated with various organic substrates. Rarely been identified in systemic infections, skin and there is only one report of allergic rhinosinusitis described above. A case of allergic fungal rhinosinusitis by Curvularia inaequalis (Shear) Boedijn in which diagnosis was considered the signs and symptoms, sinus CT and cultivation of mucin.The patient was treated with endoscopic surgical toilet, plus use of inhaled steroids and itraconazole systemic. With good clinical response, is asymptomatic at one year.

Palabras clave : Allergic fungal rhinosinusitis; Curvularia inaequalis.

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